In the past five years, revenue has grown rapidly. Sleep clinics have gained exposure during the period due to the rising number of sleep disorders brought on by electronic stimuli in the form of laptops and smartphones. Research findings show that the light emitted from these gadgets limits melatonin release, a hormone that regulates sleep. As usage of devices increases, so do sleep issues that require attention from industry clinics. Moreover, health insurance policies are increasingly covering all or at least part of the costs of tests and, as more patients have been able to gain greater access to specialized sleep clinics, industry revenue grows.
Establishments in this industry are devoted to the diagnosis and care of outpatients with disorders that affect, disrupt or more generally involve sleep. Common sleep disorders include insomnia, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and sleepwalking. Industry clinics are often associated with hospitals or medical schools.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.